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The Week Ahead

Monday, March 25

  • The House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Recorded votes will be at 6:30 p.m. on noncontroversial measures under suspension of the rules.
  • Key votes this week include consideration of a measure to override President Trump’s veto of Congress’s rejection of his manufactured National Emergency on the border; H.Res. 124, cosponsored by Chairman Yarmuth, expressing opposition to President Trump’s ban on transgender service members; and H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation also cosponsored by Chairman Yarmuth that would address the gender pay gap in the United States.
  • Visitors to the office include representatives of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Youth Collaboratory, and the ERISA Industry Committee.

Tuesday, March 26

  • The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business and is expected to begin consideration of an override of President Trump’s veto of H.J.Res. 46, relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.
  • 10:00 AM: The House Budget Committee will hold a hearing on the Department of Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request.
  • Chairman Yarmuth will meet with local representatives of AIPAC, the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, and Disabled Sports USA.
  • Additional visitors to the office include local representatives of the International Campaign for Tibet, the National Association of Workforce Boards, the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals, and Student Advocates for Graduate Education.
  • 5:00 PM:The Congressional Bourbon Caucus will host a reception with Teddy Abrams, Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra.

Wednesday, March 27

  • The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business and is expected to begin consideration of H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act; and H.Res. 124, a resolution expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals.
  • 10:00 AM: The House Budget Committee will hold a hearing on the Department of Defense’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request.
  • Chairman Yarmuth will meet with local representatives of the National Federation of Democratic Women.
  • Additional visitors to the office include local representatives of TRIO, the National Job Corps Association, and the American Water Works Association.

Thursday, March 28

  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business and is expected to complete consideration of all legislation for the week.
  • Chairman Yarmuth will meet with local representatives of the National Association of Community Health Centers and the National Hemophilia Foundation.
  • Visitors to the office include local representatives of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, the Society of Women Engineers, the American Society of Radon Scientists and Technologists, and the Center for Climate and Clean Energy Solutions.

Friday, March 29

  • No votes are expected in the House.
  • 7:00 or 9:30 PM:The Louisville Cardinals Women’s Basketball team will take on the winner of Gonzaga/Oregon State in the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA Tournament. Go Cards!